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Elvis Week 2017 - Sunday, August 13th Events

Sunday, August 13 Elvis 101 10:00 AM. Graceland Soundstage A, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $20 Elvis' influence on music, pop culture and society has been studied, analyzed and debated since his music first hit the airwaves in 1954. Elvis 101 features scholars, authors and those who have spent hundreds of hours studying Elvis Presley talking in-depth about different aspects of The King of Rock 'n' Roll's life and career. Hosted by Tom Brown, special guests for 2017 include: author Peter Guralnick, sharing stories about what it was like to research for his two Elvis biographies “Last Train to Memphis” and “Careless Love”; John Beifuss, film critic and reporter for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, talking about Elvis’ films; Sony Music's Ernst Jorgensen; and Tupelo historian Roy Turner. Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center Fan Reception 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center at Regional One Health, 877 Jefferson Avenue. Free. Celebrate at the Annual